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Beinn Eighe Multi-Pitch Climbing Experience


The showpiece of Beinn Eighe is the famous triple buttress. On the 3 broad faces of this crag are potentially the finest situated mountain crags anywhere. Well worth the demanding approach hike.


Crag Height 

Up to 285m


Crag Altitude

700m ASL


Number Of Routes On Crag 



Rock Type 

Torridonian Sandstone/ Quartzite


Famous/Most Popular Routes 


PC Buttress 250m VD

Piggotts Route 270m S 4b

Hamiltons Route 270m S 4a

Nisbets Route 280m VS 4c


Max Ratio



Approach Time To Crag (Approximate) 

3 hours


Total Distance Covered During Experience (Round Trip) 



Meeting location 



Experience Duration 

1 Day



Strong prior summer hillwalking experience required for the approach to and return from the crag. No prior rock-climbing experience is required for the easier climbing routes. For harder routes ensure you meet our requirements for HS standard experiences or above. Please see our Grades Explained Page for more details.


For easier experiences at this venue, please look at our Scrambling and Mountaineering Experiences Page.


Additional information 

Single day experiences typically start at 9am and finish at 4:30pm. Please note that remote crags or long routes require the experience to start earlier and finish later than this. You may climb one long route or several shorter routes in a day, dependant on ability and time. You will be guided on the routes by an independently qualified, fully insured and competent Rock Climbing and Mountaineering Instructor. The instructor will select routes based on your experience, fitness and preferences and will aways try to give you several options. All climbing equipment required for the route and instruction on its use is included. Clients may use their own equipment following an inspection by the Instructor. Clients must ensure they bring appropriate clothing as listed on our kit list page. In case of dangerous weather conditions an alternative activity or a full refund will be offered. Please read our Terms and Conditions for further information.

Beinn Eighe Multi-Pitch Climbing Experience

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